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With end to Roe possible, thousands brave cold at upbeat March for Life

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands in Washington for the 49th March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that could be closer than ever this year to its goal of having the Supreme Court overturn its 1973 ruling that recognized a right to an abortion.


Mayors say immigration reform needed, but politics likely to prevent it

WASHINGTON - Mayors of Tucson and Mesa agreed Wednesday that immigration reform is badly needed to address the current situation at the border, but they are not confident it can get done in the current fractured political climate.


Sinema says she backs voting bills, but rebuffs Biden, Democrats on filibuster

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, took to the Senate floor Thursday to say she will not vote to do away with the filibuster, likely dooming the voting rights measures she said she supports.


Pandemic adds pressure on doctors, who already had one of the highest rates of suicide

PHOENIX – Physicians have one of the highest rates of death by suicide, and the pandemic has excerbated the stress on health care workers. Doctors often are hesitant to seek help because of the stigma surrounding mental illness.


Cahokia artspace, owned by women and led by Native Americans, cultivates ‘creative placekeeping’

PHOENIX – Cahokia is an artspace owned by women and led by Native Americans that opened Oct. 11 in downtown Phoenix. Its goal is to uplift Indigenous representation in the art world and “creative placekeeping.”


Corridos tumbados bring modern, urban edge to traditional musical style

LOS ANGELES - Traditional Mexican corridos have always been about telling stories, as is the new Southern California style known as trap or 'hood corridos, but it offers a different, grittier style of storytelling that reflects the urban lives of a new generation.


Wet meadows in high desert restored by low-tech volunteers

Wet meadows provide critical wildlife habitat and act as natural sponges, holding water during drought. But encroachment and climate change are major threats.


‘Add to your world’: ASU student starts initiative to help people without homes

PHOENIX – Tierra Hopkins spent many a weekend working out in parks around metro Phoenix. When she began noticing how many people were experiencing homelessness, she combined her passion for fitness with a desire to help those in need.


Colleges nationwide face rapid decline in male enrollment, although ASU bucks the trend

PHOENIX – Colleges across the country are seeing significant drops in young men on campus, though Arizona State University somehow has managed to buck the trend, registering a 5% increase in male enrollment in the 2020-21 school year.


Kim Cota-Robles breaking barriers as Latina PA announcer for Tucson Roadrunners

PHOENIX – Tucson native Kim Cota-Robles is making history as hockey’s first Latina PA announcer, impressing Roadrunners fans and paving the way for women in sports.


Experts look to providers to improve health literacy amid COVID

PHOENIX – About 80 million adults in the U.S. have limited health literacy, and older adults fare worse. Amid the pandemic, experts are calling for more training of providers to address the problem.


Fading inside: One family’s battle with Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.